Arctic sea ice melt marks a new polar climate regime

Arctic sea ice melt marks a new polar climate regime

ARCTIC OCEAN — At the edge of the ice blanketing part of the Arctic Ocean, the ice on Monday looked sickly. Where thick sheets...
A new lawsuit over Arctic refuge oil cites transboundary environmental effects

A new lawsuit over Arctic refuge oil cites transboundary environmental effects

Washington state, Massachusetts, California and several other Lower 48 states may be thousands of miles to the south, but they will suffer negative environmental...
Nornickel says it collected more than 90 percent of the fuel leaked into rivers by an Arctic spill

Nornickel says it collected more than 90 percent of the fuel...

MOSCOW — Russia's Norilsk Nickel (Nornickel) said on Friday that it had collected more than 90 percent of fuel leaked into rivers during its...
Pink salmon catches in Nunavik are raising red flags for biologists

Pink salmon catches in Nunavik are raising red flags for biologists

After learning about catches of pink salmon near Salluit, Quebec wildlife officials, eager to know more about the salmon’s appearance in Nunavik waters, are...
Saami Council urges Tesla to refrain from buying Nornickel metals

Saami Council urges Tesla to refrain from buying Nornickel metals

“Dear Mr. Elon Musk,” starts the letter from the Indigenous peoples in northern Russia. “We are respectfully requesting that you DO NOT BUY nickel, copper and...
Nunavut government limits hunting of Dolphin and Union caribou

Nunavut government limits hunting of Dolphin and Union caribou

The Government of Nunavut is restricting the hunting of the Kitkmeot region’s Dolphin and Union Caribou Herd through an interim total allowable harvest of...
Russian watchdog files $2 billion lawsuit against Nornickel for fuel spill damage

Russian watchdog files $2 billion lawsuit against Nornickel for fuel spill...

MOSCOW — Russia's environment watchdog said on Thursday that it had filed a lawsuit against a power business owned by mining giant Norilsk Nickel...
A simmering Aleutian volcano could provide the breakthrough geothermal energy project Alaska has been waiting for

A simmering Aleutian volcano could provide the breakthrough geothermal energy project...

Arctic renewable energy has the potential for a global impact, but stories of energy transformation in the region are often overshadowed. For the month...
Canada’s federal government is working to keep US markets open to northern Canadian fisheries

Canada’s federal government is working to keep US markets open to...

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans is working to ensure that fisheries in Nunavut and Nunavik will be able to export their products to...
A new giant crater has been found on the Russian Arctic tundra

A new giant crater has been found on the Russian Arctic...

A team of journalists discovered another giant hole in the Russian tundra as they were flying over the area in a helicopter in July. The...